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Contracts Manager

Company Name: Hill International
Employment Type:Full Time
Location: Abu Dhabi
Experience: 15+ years
Degree: Bachelor
Nationality: Any
No. Of Vacancies:1
Job Description:
Hill International, with more than 3,000 professionals in 100 offices worldwide, provides program management, project management, construction management, and other consulting services to clients in a variety of market sectors. Hill has participated in over 10,000 project assignments with a total construction value of more than $600 billion.  Engineering News-Record magazine recently ranked Hill as the eighth-largest construction management firm in the United States. For more information on Hill, please visit our website at www.hillintl.com.

General Description of Role and Responsibilities:
Contracts (various: including formal, short form, and annual contracts)—drafting, evaluation, negotiation and execution:
Non-disclosure agreements, sales/purchasing agreements, sub¬contracts, consulting agreements, licensing agreements, master agreements, review of customer proposed terms and conditions.
Serve as the point of contact for customers on contractual matters. Act as contractual “middleman” between company employees and customers, ensuring timely review and approval/reconciliation of variations.
On all standard and nonstandard contracts, provide redlined recommendations and often negotiate directly with customer attorneys or purchasing staff until consensus has been reached.
Maintain contractual records and documentation such as receipt and control of all contract correspondence, customer information sheets, contractual changes, status reports and other documents for all projects.
As needed, guide on contract matters to project managers or other operational staff, including training to new project managers and other employees in contracting practices and procedures.
Develop and implement procedures for contract management and administration in compliance with company policy as appropriate, contribute to or influence company policies.
Monitor compliance by company employees with established procedures. Identify areas of recurrent pressure.
Work with risk management department/finance to coordinate contractual insurance requirements.
Handle on-going issue and change management
Monitor transaction compliance (milestones, deliverables, invoicing etc.)
Oversee service level agreement compliance
Ensure contract close-out, extension or renewal.
Informs themselves of the relevant Quality, Environmental, Safety and Occupational Health Policies, Manuals and Procedures in place within Hill International, and ensures continued compliance with these requirements while employed by Hill.
Perform other duties as assigned by the line manager/supervisor.
 A degree/diploma in an Engineering discipline is required
RICS or similar certifications preferred.
15 or more years’ of working on Multi-Million Dollar projects within the Construction field.
Strong negotiation and communication skills.
Demonstrates a determination, desire to succeed and a wish to progress and develop within a commercial role.
Excellent working knowledge of Word, Excel and strong user skill level within MS Office or Primavera.
Excellent analytical and communication skills.
Excellent command of written and spoken English
Arabic is an added advantage.

Hill International is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minority/Female/Veteran/Disabled
Note: This job description is intended to provide an indication of the nature and levels of work, knowledge, skills, abilities and other essential functions to be carried out as part of fulfilling the role mentioned in the job title. Various other duties as required.